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" THE DANDELION. DEAR common flower, that grow'st beside the way, Fringing the dusty road with harmless gold, First pledge of blithesome May, Which children pluck, and, full of pride, uphold, High-hearted buccaneers, o'erjoyed that they An Eldorado in the... "
The North American Review - Page 442
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The Children's Friend, Volume 11

1912 - 746 pages
..."Blessed are the peacemakers : for they shall be called the children of God."— Kate W. Hamilton. "TO THE DANDELION." Dear common flower, that grow'st...uphold, High-hearted buccaneers, o'erjoyed that they An El Dorado in the grass have found, Which not the rich earth's ample round May match in wealth — thou...
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Golden Numbers: A Book of Verse for Youth

1902 - 778 pages
...what the Clover thinks ? No one ! unless the Bob-o'-links ! "SAKE HOLM." r To the Dandelion (Extract) Dear common flower, that grow'st beside the way, Fringing...with harmless gold, First pledge of blithesome May, fTT] Tilings Gruirina Green Which children pluck, and, full of pride uphold, innigs High-hearted buccaneers,...
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Golden Number: A Book of Verse for Youth

Mrs. Kate Douglas (Smith) Wiggins, Nora Archibald Smith - 1916 - 786 pages
...what the Clover thinks ? No one ! unless the Bob-o'-links ! " SAXE HOLM." r To the Dandelion (Extract) Dear common flower, that grow'st beside the way, Fringing...with harmless gold, First pledge of blithesome May, Green Which children pluck, and, full of pride uphold, Ihsngs High-hearted buccaneers, o'erjoyed that...
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Teachers' Monographs: Plans and Details of Grade Work. ...

1902
...air, as ships do in water. You know the dandelion, that comes among' the early flowers, that — ' ' Dear, common flower, that grow'st beside the way, Fringing the dusty road with harmless gold;" what does it look like in the autumn? "A fluffy ball." " We tell what o'clock it is by blowing it."...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1186 pages
...Before man made us citizens, great Nature made us men. On the Capture of Fugitive Slams near Washmgton, Dear common flower, that grow'st beside the way, Fringing the dusty road with harmless gold. To the Dandelion. This child is not mine as the first was ; I cannot sing it to rest ; I cannot lift...
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English & American Literature, Studies in Literary Criticism ..., Volume 4

Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1903 - 330 pages
...suffering from all, Thy function apostolical In peace fulfilling. tbe 2>an6elion JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL Dear common flower, that grow'st beside the way, Fringing...Eldorado in the grass have found, Which not the rich earth 's ample round May match in wealth — thou art more dear to me Than all the prouder Summer-blooms...
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Poems You Ought to Know

Elia Wilkinson Peattie - 1903 - 252 pages
...almost religious tone, portraying the love of our American poets for "these living pages of God's book." Dear common flower, that grow'st beside the way, Fringing...Which children pluck, and, full of pride, uphold, High hearted buccaneers, o'er joyed that they An El Dorado in the grass have found, Which not the rich...
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Arbor and Bird Day Annual for Wisconsin Schools, Volume 9

1902
...the secret to keep; Though I know when the little birds fly about, Then the whole secret will be out. To the 'Dandelion. "Dear common flower, that grow'st...with harmless gold, First pledge of blithesome May, My childhood's earliest thoughts are linked with thee ; The sight of thee calls back the robin's song...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1188 pages
...man made us citizens, great Nature made us men. On the Capture of Fugitive Slaves near Washington. Dear common flower, that grow'st beside the way, Fringing the dusty road with harmless gold. To the Dandelion. This child is not mine as the first was ; I cannot sing it to rest ; I cannot lift...
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Introduction to American Literature: Including Illustrative Selections, with ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1903 - 600 pages
...love I see." 9. Lowell was fond of the dandelion, which gives name to one of his finest poems : — " Dear common flower, that grow'st beside the way, Fringing the dusty road with harmless gold." 10. Not unlike the musing organist, the poet has been letting his fingers wander as they list. But...
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